Massage therapy is a hands-on soft tissue and joint treatment. It has both psychological and
physiological effects on the body. By decreasing levels of cortisol, the stress hormone, massage
therapy can reduce stress, anxiety, depression and gives a sense of well-being. Physiologically,
massage plays a crucial role in the rehabilitation process of musculoskeletal dysfunctions. It
promotes circulation and removal of toxins within the body.
Sports injuries, muscles strains and sprains, tendonitis, frozen shoulder, edema (swelling),
headaches, temporal-mandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ), nerve compressions and neurological
dysfunctions. Chronic pain conditions can also be treated by massage such as arthritis and
- Upon arrival you will fill out a health history report
- The therapist will review your history with you and talk about your current condition or
dysfunction and what you wish to receive from this treatment.
- A physical exam will be conducted to help the therapist determine the specific cause of the
pain and which treatments you will benefit the best from.
- The therapist will then treat your condition or dysfunction.
- After the treatment, the therapist will explain and give you exercises and stretches which
you will benefit from, as well as advice that will help you reach your goals sooner.